Whale Watching

I took my family whale watching yesterday. The experience exceeded my expectations by orders of magnitude and was a thrill for the budding marine biologist who inspired the trip.

Whale Tail

More pictures and video after the jump.

Humpback Fin

The guide told us that they see humpbacks breach on only 10% of their tours, but when they do see one, they usually see many (the theory is that it’s a form of communication between the whales). We were lucky enough to get a 1 in 10 day:

Breaching

For anyone who’s interested, I’ve posted more pictures from the trip to Flickr.

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